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Democracy Now! (9 am) – April 14, 2008

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Black Ops on Green Groups: Private Security Firm Run by Fmr. Secret Service Officers Spied on Environmental Orgs for Corporate Clients. Did Burger King Target and Spy on Tomato Pickers Rights Groups? Forty Years After Founding Seattle Black Panther Chapter, Aaron Dixon Still at Forefront of Struggle for Racial Equality.

Today’s Headlines

    * Iraq Fighting Worsens with Killing of Top Sadr Aide
    * Iraq Dismisses 1,300 Troops Over Basra Desertion
    * US Suffers Deadliest Week of 2008
    * Bush Admin: Iran Poses “Primary Threat” to Iraq
    * Iraq OKs 35 Firms for Oil Bids
    * Bush Admits Knowledge of White House Meetings on Interrogation Techniques
    * Haiti Announces Rice Subsidy as PM Removed
    * World Bank Launches Emergency Food Plan
    * 2 Women Journalists Slain in Oaxaca
    * Dalai Lama: Protest, But Don’t Boycott, Beijing Olympics
    * 14 Palestinians Killed in Week of Israeli Attacks
    * Outgoing HUD Secretary Accused of Ignoring Housing Crisis
    * 2007 Record Year for Lobbying in US
    * Jailed Professor Sami al-Arian Moved to Solitary Confinement Days Before Scheduled Release